Steve Jobs & Apple unveil iPad 2
Steve Jobs has unveiled Apple’s iPad 2 in San Francisco yesterday.
What is new about the iPad 2? Here is a summary:
– Its an all new design, not just a tweak of the 1st gen iPad
– Comes with a new A5 chip, with dual core processors, which is twice as fast the 1st gen iPad
– 9 times faster graphics
– Still has around 10 hours battery life
– This will be one of the first dual core tablets
– 2 built in camera, 1 rear, 1 front facing camera
– Built in gyroscope
– 33% thinner in size than 1st gen iPad at 8.8 mm thick which is thinner than the iPhone 4, and weighing just 1.3 pound.
– It comes in 2 colours, both black and white
Here is a brief snippet of the iPad 2 keynote by Steve Jobs (video from CNET)
Once released to the public the price of 1st generation iPads are expected to drop substantially.